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Some Applications of Abstract Algebra to High School Teaching: Task Design and Polynomial Interpolation

  • Al CuocoEmail author
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Part of the Research in Mathematics Education book series (RME)

Abstract

I look at two applications of abstract algebra to high school teaching: the use of the arithmetic of quadratic fields to design problems with rational solutions and the use of Mahler polynomials and Lagrange Interpolation to fit a polynomial function to a set of data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Education Development CenterWalthamUSA

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